Giancarlo Esposito
Giancarlo Esposito
Real Name/Full Name Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito
Nick Name/Celebrated Name: Giancarlo Esposito
Birth Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
Date Of Birth/Birthday: 26 April 1958
Age/How Old: 66 years old
Height/How Tall: In Centimetres – 173 cm
In Feet and Inches – 5′ 8″
Weight: In Kilograms – 63 Kg
In Pounds – 139 lbs
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Black
Parents Name: Father –Giovanni Esposito
Mother –Elizabeth Foster
Siblings: Vincent Esposito
School: Unknown
College: Elizabeth Seton College
Religion: Christian
Nationality: American
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Gender: Male
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Girlfriend: None
Wife/Spouse Name: None
Kids/Children Name: Kale Lyn Esposito, Shayne Lyra Esposito, Syrlucia Esposito, Ruby Esposito
Profession: American Actor
Net Worth: $10 million
Last Updated: June 2024

If you have seen the crime drama series, Breaking Bad, you must be familiar with Gus Fring’s character then you must be familiar with Giancarlo Esposito. He is a Danish-born American actor who is known for portraying this role, and then he also did the same role in Better Call Sau. He also won the Critics’ Choice Television Award for this role in the Drama role.

He has also earned three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for the Outstanding Supporting Actor. He has also been in several films like which are directed by Spike Lee, and those are School Daze, Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, and many more. He has also acted in other TV series including, Homicide: Life on the street, Once Upon a Time, Dear White People, and many more.

Well, how well do you know about Giancarlo Esposito? If not much, we have compiled all you need to know about Giancarlo Esposito’s net worth in 2024, his age, height, weight, wife, kids, biography and complete details about his life. Well, if you’re all set, here is what we know about Giancarlo Esposito to date.

Biography and Early Life

Giancarlo was born on April 12, 1958, and was born in Copenhagen, and he is the son of Giovanni who was an Italian stage head and also a carpenter from Naples. His mother Elizabeth was an African-American opera singer who used to perform in Alabama.

When he was just six, he moved from Denmark to Manhattan, and there he started attending Elizabeth Seton College, which is in New York. There he earned a 2-year degree in the subject of radio and television communications.

Age, Height, Weight & Body Measurement

So, how old is Giancarlo Esposito in 2024 and what is his height and weight? Well, Giancarlo Esposito’s age is 66 years old as of today’s date 22nd June 2024 having been born on 26 April 1958. Though, he is 5′ 8″ in feet and inches and 173 cm in Centimetres tall, he weighs about 139 lbs in Pound and 63kg in Kilograms.


Giancarlo’s school is unknown, but it is a known fact that he graduated from Elizabeth Seton College with a two-year degree in radio and television communications.

Personal Life: Dating, Girlfriends, Wife, Kids

There is very little known about Giancarlo, but it is a known fact that he got married to Joy McManigal in 1995, but they both got divorced in 2015. They also have four children.

Is Giancarlo Esposito Gay?

No, Giancarlo is not gay as he has been married to Joy for a very long time and later they both got divorced in 2015. They also have four children.

Professional Career

Giancarlo’s debut was in 1968 as he made his debut with Broadway and he made it at the mere age of eight. He did the role of an enslaved child, and he played the role opposite to Shirley Jones, and it was in the short-lived musical Maggie Flynn which was released in 1968. He was then seen in the Merrily We Roll Along, a Sondheim-Harold Prince collaboration and this closed with over 16 performances and over 56 previews in the year 1981.

While it was the 1980s, he also appeared in the films like Taps, Maximum Overdrive, Trading Places, and the King of New York. He was also seen on the shows like Miami Vice and Spenser: For Hire. He has also done JC Pierce’s role in the movie Taps, which was then released in 1981. He then got his breakout role in the Spike Lee’s movie, School Daze and this movie was all about exploring the colour relations at the black colleges.

It was then a major success for Giancarlo as he collaborated with Spike Lee in three other movies: Malcolm X, Mo’ Better Blues, and the Do the Right Thing. He has also done the film like Reckless and Mia Farrow, which are all mainstream and also the movies like Waiting for Exhale. He has also appeared in the music video of “California” which was released in 1995 and was directed by Abel Ferrara.

He was then in the TV Crime drama Homicide as there he did the role of an FBI agent Mike Giardello. In the year 2006, he was seen in the Last Holiday, and there he did the role of Senator Billings. He also appeared in the New Amsterdam and the CSI: Miami. His main success was dong the role of Gus Fring in the hit Drama series, Breaking Bad which was aired on AMC. He got critically acclaimed for this role. He even won an award for this role.


Giancarlo Esposito has been nominated for many awards, and he has won multiple awards till now. He has been nominated for the Primetime Emmy Awards three times and has won the ACCA award too. He has also won the BTVA Award, Black Reel Award, Critics’ Choice Television Award, Ft. Lauderdale International film award, and the IGN Summer Movie Awards. He is even part of the Better Call Saul series.

Net Worth, Salary & Earnings of Giancarlo Esposito in 2024

Giancarlo Esposito Net Worth
Giancarlo Esposito Net Worth

As of 2024, the total estimated net worth of Giancarlo Esposito is estimated to be around $10 million, and he has earned all this amount of wealth from acting from all these years. He is the first millionaire from his family and has surpassed a good amount of wealth from his hard work and his skills.

Some Interesting Facts You Need To Know

  • His father was just an Italian Stagehead and a carpenter.
  • His mother was a nightclub singer and also an American opera.
  • He has four children, and all four are daughters.
  • His breakout role was at the black fraternity, and this film explored the color relations at the college.

This was all about one of the most famous actors of this generation who is famous because of his role in the Breaking Bad series. He is even famous for his current series, Better Call Saul which is a part of the Breaking Bad series.


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